Release Day Roundup – 5/10/19

Each month, we always seem to come to the same conclusion when it comes to our Editors’ Picks column: Friday release days open the floodgates and unleash a seemingly endless stream of quality new music. But while some of our Editors and Contributors sit down gleefully each week to dive into this newly stocked treasure…

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Holy Roar Records Files Pt. 5 – The Tidal Sleep’s Be Water

“Post” genres tend to get a lot of play around these parts. Post-hardcore and post-metal are broad stroke genres for a lot of bands that we love here at Heavy Blog; we love gorgeous sounds and carefully crafted tear jerks, that’s for sure. The “post” tag does seem a bit surplus to requirements however. Are we at the stage where we have post-prog, post-deathcore yet? I dunno. That’s a question for another writer to attack. What we do have right here is the self proclaimed post-everything band The Tidal Sleep and their earnest, emotional brand of hardcore. Released on Holy Roar Records in the UK (duh), Be Water is a benchmark record for “post” fans to gush over. Yes, even I, the gore obsessed cretin can see the beauty in this art form.

PHOTOS: Defeater, Caspian, O’Brother, DRIFTOFF—February 13th, 2016 @ The Met, Pawtucket, RI

February 13th, 2016, Rhode Island concluded a tour that lasted about 2 weeks, a tour of which had an amazing but eclectic lineup. Opening the show was the new supergroup DRIFTOFF (featuring members of members from Rosetta, Junius). Although they weren’t on the tour, DRIFTOFF kicked off the show with…

Counterparts Premiere New Video, Announce Pre-orders For Tragedy Will Find Us

Hamilton, Ontario’s illustrious melodic hardcore exports Counterparts unloaded a bombshell of gifts unto their fiending masses earlier yesterday. Preorders have gone up for Tragedy Will Find Us, the much anticipated follow-up to 2013’s The Difference Between Hell and Home, and their first release for Pure Noise/New Damage Records since separating…